Posted on January 17th, 2011 No comments
Identity theft crimes increased 33 percent in the United States from 2009 to 2010, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC).
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Texas ranks 3rd highest for ID theft complaints
Posted on December 18th, 2010 No comments
Identity theft is not going away. It’s escalating and transforming so quickly the Identity Theft Resource Center can only make educated predictions on the course of identity theft for 2011.
ITRC Forecasts Black Ice Ahead in 2011
Posted on November 25th, 2009 No comments
The lesson of 2009: It only takes one data disaster to ruin your whole year. According to Identity Theft Resource Center, government agencies and businesses reported 435 breaches as of Nov.
Posted on October 1st, 2009 No comments
Paper breaches year-to-date 2009 jumped to more than 25% of the total reported breaches tracked by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). This compares to 17.7% reported for the year 2008.
Breach List 2009 Q3
An alleged member of an identity theft ring that claimed Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as a victim has been captured, authorities say.
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Alleged Bernanke theft ring member caught – UPI.com
A file containing personal information, including social security numbers, of nearly 100 students at the Bluegrass Community and Technical College has been reported to police as stolen.
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Dozens of college students warned they could be identity theft victims
Theft of electronic medical records is on the rise, and the implications are getting more serious. In a 2008 survey of identity theft victims, the Identity Theft Resource Center found that 67% had been charged for medical services they never received and 11% were denied health or life insurance due to unexplained reasons.
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Is your health privacy at risk?